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October 17, 1968 was a Thursday and it was the 291st day of the year 1968. The next time you can reuse your old 1968 calendar will be in 2024. Both calendars will be exactly the same! This is assuming you are not interested in the dates for Easter and other irregular holidays that are based on a lunisolar calendar.
The day of the week of your birthday this year is Tuesday. Next year it will be Wednesday and two years from now it will be Thursday. You can check the calendars below if you’re planning what to do on your birthday.
There are 205 days left before your next birthday. You will be 49 years old when that day comes. There have been 17,692 days from the day you were born up to today. Since night and day always follow each other, there were exactly 599 full moons after you were born up to this day. How many of them did you see? The next full moon that you can see will be on April 11 at 06:09:00 GMT – Tuesday.
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You might be happy to know that the following celebrities share your birthday. The list was randomly chosen and arranged in chronological order.
- 1908Hjördis Petterson
- 1926Julie Adams
- 1933The Singing Nun
- 1958Alan Jackson
- 1971Chris Kirkpatrick
- 1983Daniel Booko
- 1984Chris Lowell
- 1992Nanami Sakuraba
- 1992Sam Concepcion
View the complete list of celebrity birthdays for October 17.
Here’s a short list of famous people in history who were born on Oct 17.
- 1914Jerry Siegel, American author and illustrator (d. 1996)
- 1917Adele Stimmel Chase, American painter and sculptor (d. 2000)
- 1923Charles McClendon, American football player and coach (d. 2001)
- 1930Jimmy Breslin, American journalist and author
- 1956Fran Cosmo, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Boston and Orion the Hunter)
- 1960Philippe Sands, American lawyer and academic
- 1974Janne Puurtinen, Finnish keyboard player (HIM)
- 1976Rena Inoue, Japanese-American figure skater
- 1977André Villas-Boas, Portuguese footballer and manager
- 1990Bianca Bree, Belgian-American actress and producer
View the complete list of famous birthdays for October 17.
These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 1091London tornado of 1091: A tornado thought to be of strength T8/F4 strikes the heart of London.
- 1662Charles II of England sells Dunkirk to France for 40,000 pounds.
- 1781American Revolutionary War: British General Charles, Earl Cornwallis surrenders at the Siege of Yorktown.
- 1905The October Manifesto issued by Tsar Nicholas II of Russia.
- 1907Guglielmo Marconi’s company begins the first commercial transatlantic wireless service between Glace Bay, Nova Scotia, Canada and Clifden, Ireland.
- 1918Haitian rebels attack the barracks of the Gendarmerie of Haiti, igniting the Second Caco War
- 1933Albert Einstein flees Nazi Germany and moves to the United States.
- 1956The first commercial nuclear power station is officially opened by Queen Elizabeth II in Sellafield,in Cumbria, England.
- 1966Botswana and Lesotho join the United Nations.
- 1970Montreal: Quebec Vice-Premier and Minister of Labour Pierre Laporte murdered by members of the FLQ terrorist group.
View the complete list of historical events for October 17.
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Your birthday numbers 10, 17 and 1968 reveal that your Life Path number is 6. It represents justice, nurturing and responsibility. You possess great compassion and seek to be of service to others.
The following celebrities also have the same life path number: Tom Tryon, Gene Tierney, Amos Milburn, Lee Purcell, Atsuko Asano, Gavin Millar, Lux Interior, Yael Naim, Anne Lockhart, Timothy Dalton.
The zodiac sign of a person born on October 17 is Libra ♎. According to the ancient art of Chinese astrology (or Chinese zodiac), Monkey is the mythical animal and Earth is the element of a person born on October 17, 1968.
Opal is the modern birthstone for the month of October while Jasper is the mystical birth stone (based on Tibetan origin). The zodiac gemstone for Libra is chrysolite. Lastly, the birthday stone for the day of the week ‘Thursday’ is sapphire.
The number-one hit song in the U.S. at the day of your birth was Hey Jude by The Beatles as compiled by Billboard Hot 100 (October 19, 1968). Ask your parents if they know this popular song.
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: April 12, 1967 – Sarah Cracknell, English singer-songwriter (Saint Etienne); May 20, 1979 – Jana Pallaske, German actress and singer (Spitting Off Tall Buildings); August 26, 1988 – Niña Jose, Filipino actress.
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